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In Sorcery's Shadow: A Memoir of Apprenticeship among the Songhay of Niger

 
 
 
 
In Sorcery's Shadow: A Memoir of Apprenticeship among the Songhay of Niger
Author: Paul Stoller - Cheryl Olkes
ISBN 13: 9780226775432
ISBN 10: 226775437
Edition: 1
Publisher: University Of Chicago Press
Publication Date: 1989-02-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 252
List Price: $26.00
 
 

The tale of Paul Stoller's sojourn among sorcerors in the Republic of Niger is a story of growth and change, of mutual respect and understanding that will challenge all who read it to plunge deeply into an alien world.

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Stoller (anthropology, West Chester U.) was a sorcerer's apprentice during four field trips to Songhay. He reports the power of witchcraft and the substance of life in this middle Niger River region. No scholarly apparatus. Originally published in 1987. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)